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In the Schools - Nature Up North in North Country Classrooms

St. Lawrence River Field Day

By Justin Dalaba on July 9, 2015
On June 10th 2015, Nature Up North hosted a St. Lawrence River field day for Jefferson Elementary 5th graders.  Roughly 55 students came to Robert Moses Nature Center to learn about the watershed, pollution, macroinvertebrates and fishing.  There were four total activities for kids to rotate through.  The first activity was a nature walk discussing the interactions between water and land.  The…

Powtoons from Colton-Pierrepont at Conservation Field Day

By Krista Sonia on July 9, 2015
On June 4th 2015, Indian Creek Nature Center hosted Conservation Field Day! About 70 students from Colton-Pierrepont, Huevelton and Trinity schools came out to spend a day immersing themselves in the natural environment and becoming biologists for the day. At the event, Nature Up North held a nature scavenger hunt with digital cameras where students photographed their finds ranging from ferns and…

Pond Life Field Day at Indian Creek Nature Center

By Justin Dalaba on July 8, 2015
On Thursday June 18th, more than 80 third graders from Norwood-Norfolk had the chance to learn about nature in many different ways at the Indian Creek Nature Center.  The help of many environmental educators, each with their own station, made this field day possible.  Students cycled through four stations, with themes including a forest hike, birdwatching lesson, and rocks and minerals. Nature Up…

Conservation Field Day Scavenger Hunt at Indian Creek Nature Center

By Justin Dalaba on June 4, 2015
On June 4th 2015, roughly 70 students from Colton-Pierrepont, Huevelton and Trinity schools came out to spend a day immersing themselves in the natural environment at Indian Creek Nature Center's Conservation Field Day. Each year, 5th and 6th graders from across St. Lawrence County have the opporunity to get the hands-on experience in a variety of field science activities. On a beautiful sunny…